Montgomery County mid-century modern homes, like this one in Takoma Park, will be highlighted at two upcoming events. (John McDonnell/THE WASHINGTON POST)

If you’re interested in modern architecture, there are two opportunities coming up to learn more about examples of this style in Montgomery County.

You can visit an exhibit on mid-century modern architecture at the Montgomery County Planning Department in Silver Spring. The exhibit includes photographs by Carol M. Highsmith of buildings in the county that are featured in the book “Montgomery Modern: Modern Architecture in Montgomery County” by Clare Lise Kelly.

The exhibit continues through April at 8787 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring. In May and June, the exhibit will be on display in the Silver Spring Library at 900 Wayne Ave.

The Montgomery architecture book includes information about residential and commercial buildings and biographical information about the architects, landscape architects, planners and developers involved with the featured buildings and communities.

Kelly will present an illustrated talk based on the book and sign copies of the book at a lecture in early May.

The lecture will take place May 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Silver Spring Library. For more information, visit

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